How rich is Pernell Whitaker?
Pernell Whitaker Net Worth:
|Birth date:||January 2, 1964|
|Birth place:||Norfolk, Virginia, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight:||155 lbs (70.31 kg)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Children:||Dantavious, Devon, Dominique, Pernell Whitaker Jr.|
Pernell Whitaker net worth, wiki & biography:
Nicknamed “Sweet Pea”, Pernell Whitaker is a retired American professional boxer and is now a professional boxing trainer. He’s an estimated net worth of $5 million that he earned through his professional boxing career. He was the gold medallist in the 1982 World Championships along with the gold medallist in the 1983 Pan American Games as well as the 1984 Olympics. When he turned pro, he became world champion in four different weight divisions. He was named the 1989 Fighter of the Year by Ring Magazine together with his achievements. In 1989 and 1993, he was the BWAA Fighter of the Year.
Pernell Whitaker Net Worth $5 Million
Sweet Pea is a former WBA Light Middleweight Champion, WBC Welterweight Champion, IBF Light Welterweight Champion, WBC, WBA, & IBF Lightweight Champion, and NABF Lightweight Champion. Lightweight Champion is considered as one of the top 5 lightweights ever. Lightweight Champion is a boxer known for his defensive abilities who started his boxing career in age nine. Lightweight Champion was called “Sweet Pete” during his recreational years where he won 201 out of 214 with 91 KO’s.
Whitaker returned to the world of professional boxing as a trainer after retirement. He was ranked at number 10 by Ring Magazine in their listing of The 100 Greatest Fighters of the Last 80 Years in 2002. He was inducted to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in his first year of qualification on December 7, 2006.